Carpathian high montane Bazzania spruce forests

Description (English)

Picea abies forest stands installed on wet, acid, peaty ground of the margins of bogs and marshes within the montane level of the Eastern and Southwestern Carpathians, with a mucinal layer of Sphagnum palustre, Sphagnum wulfianum, Sphagnum squarrosum, Bazzania trilobata; regional species such as Soldanella hungarica ssp. major, Campanula abietina, Valeriana simplicifolia, Salix silesiaca, are characteristic and Listera cordata is sometimes present.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-11624

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Campanula abietina
Flowering Plants Listera cordata
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Salix silesiaca
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum palustre
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum squarrosum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum wulfianum
Flowering Plants Valeriana simplicifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campanula abietina Flowering Plants
Listera cordata Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Salix silesiaca Flowering Plants
Sphagnum palustre Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum squarrosum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum wulfianum Mosses & Liverworts
Valeriana simplicifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.1B624 Carpathian high montane Bazzania spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1B624 Carpathian high montane Bazzania spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B624 Carpathian high montane Bazzania spruce forests same
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